Fasnacht Family History

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Fasnacht Name Meaning

South German and Swiss German: from Fastnacht ‘Shrovetide carnival’, ‘Shrove Tuesday’ (literally ‘fast eve’); probably, like Fasching, it was a nickname for a lively, exuberant person or someone born between Christmas and Lent, in particular on Shrove Tuesday.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Fassnacht, Flach, Spach, Harnack, Nacht, Lasch, Schacht, Habenicht

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Fasnacht Family Origin

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Fasnacht Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Carpenter

    10%
  • Keeping House

    8%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Fasnacht family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fasnacht. The most common Fasnacht occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Fasnacht's were Farmers.

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Fasnacht Historical Records

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Fasnacht Life Expectancy

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